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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 17th, 2013
The Queen’s Birthday Honours List was published on Friday, and among the 1,800 or so names, honours have been given to more than a few familiar names to Anglophenia readers.
As the sun sets on another year, and the bloggers post their final compilations, attempting to make sense of quite a disparate musical landscape, the Anglophenia music obsessives have been busy in conference, trying to work out who ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 7th, 2011
Well now, here’s a turn-up for the books. Last night saw the 2011 Mercury Music Prize ceremony take place, and as always there was a shortlist of ten remarkable albums, and a panel of judges picked out the one they felt was the ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 19th, 2011
The nominations for this year’s Mercury Awards have just been announced, and as usual, there are no clear front-runners as yet (although if I was in charge, it’d be an easy win for Everything Everything), so here’s the full list ...
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on April 26th, 2011
With Coachella already done and Bonnaroo and Glastonbury set to go, rabid music lovers looking to sweat it out at yet another summer music festival can now look ahead to Lollapalooza.
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on April 12th, 2011
She is inescapable, that Jessie J. And today (April 12), the English pop maven finally brings her UK chart-topping debut, Who You Are, to the States.
In your weekly guide to all that’s British on American TV, Cat Deeley leads five Royally Mad Yankees on a London tour, The Ricky Gervais Show has its season finale, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution hits the West Coast, and ...
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on February 15th, 2011
At last, Polly Jean Harvey‘s Let England Shake is here. Her first for Vagrant Records, the dozen-song set was recorded with her longtime collaborator John Parish, Mick Harvey and producer Flood in a 19th century church in Dorset, ...
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on February 12th, 2011
My wife laughed when she heard that anyone had asked me for any kind of advice about Valentine’s Day. They’re just looking for some cool British-themed stuff, like movies and books, I explained.
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on January 18th, 2011
Out this week is the fantastic new album from London’s White Lies. Produced by Alan Moulder (Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails), the 10-song set that is Ritual builds upon the swarthy alt-rock trio’s 2008 debut, To Lose My ...